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08.31.2016

College Snacks: “Nutty Mix” Trail Mix Recipe

Did you know today is National Trail Mix Day? I love to assemble different varieties of trail mix for easy and healthy grab-and-go snacks. I buy different nuts and treats and create different mixes to keep things interesting. One of my favorite mixes, which you can find in Kitchenability 101: The College Student’s Guide to Easy, Healthy and Delicious Food, has been dubbed “Nutty Mix.” […]

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04.25.2016

Easy Creamy Hummus Dip Recipe

Hummus is a great, quick, protein-packed snack. It’s easy to whip up in advance in your food processor or blender and then store for quick, portable snacks to chomp on the go. I like to dip cut-up, raw veggies like carrots and celery in mine, or you can scoop it up in some pita bread.

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03.09.2016

Sweet Chili Cranberry Meatballs Appetizer Recipe

March 9 is National Meatball Day! To celebrate, consider making my Sweet Chili Cranberry Meatballs appetizer recipe. It’s a fun dish for parties that adds a tasty twist to the standard meatball-and-toothpick app. The recipe calls for using frozen turkey meatballs, which I recommend because it will make the dish a lot healthier….which means you can feel good about gobbling up more than one!

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10.01.2014

Rice Cooker Recipe: Chicken Chili Recipe

One of my favorite fall/winter meals to make is this Chicken Chili recipe, which is super fast and easy to whip up. And, this was all cooked up in my rice cooker, so it’s an easy meal to prepare even in the smallest of kitchens or dorm rooms. Cook up a big batch to share, or fill up a mug with the leftovers for quick […]

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06.25.2014

5 Quick and Easy Rice Cooker Recipes

Did you know you can use a rice cooker to cook much more than just rice? This tidbit becomes especially handy when you’re trying to cook in a dorm room or in a small kitchen without an oven or stove top. I am lucky enough to be cooking in a full kitchen now, but when I was in college (and when we were remodeling our […]

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